WEEKS MUSEUM. A rare striking and repeating bracket clock made for the Chinese market.

WEEKS MUSEUM. A rare striking and repeating bracket clock made for the Chinese market. WEEKS MUSEUM. A rare striking and repeating bracket clock made for the Chinese market. WEEKS MUSEUM. A rare striking and repeating bracket clock made for the Chinese market.
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WEEKS MUSEUM. A rare striking and repeating bracket clock made for the Chinese market.

Origin
Coventry Street, London
Date
circa 1810

A rare striking and repeating bracket clock made for the Chinese market, the 3 ¾ inch enamel and foliate engraved brass dial with centre seconds and subsidiary dials for Strike/Silent and Rise/Fall. The attractive miniature ebonised case has a 3-padtop and brass mouldings surmounted by a brass carrying handle.

Date: circa 1810

Height: 10 in (25.5 cm)

Width: 6 ¾ in (17 cm)

Depth: 4 ¾ in (12 cm)

* Thomas Weeks ran Weeks’ Mechanical Museum or Royal Mechanical Museum in Tishborne Street, Haymarket, London from 1788 until he moved his collection to Coventry Street in the early 1800’s. It was sold by auction in 1834

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